There is a lot of discussion over the Ukraine and standing up to Putin, and Russia.
The usual faces are demanding we go to war with East Asia. Sarah Palin is even
claiming she predicted this. My ass, she can't even find Ukraine on a map.
Russias big export industry is energy.
if Europe and the US push hard, we can change that equation and
push the russians back.
the picture above shows how much we have moved in wind energy.
That's a big deal, and we are headed to 100X in 25 years.
The news biggest turbines are pushing 7 MW. That's a monster turbine.
That's wrestle with Godzilla and win turbine.
That's grind up sancho panza into dust turbine.
meanwhile in solar
the latest cells coming out are now headed for 50% efficiency
but more importantly cost
If we want to slow down the cash Putin is using in the Ukraine we should each be
looking at how we can get over to a lower energy intensity basis, particularly with
respect to Fossil Fuels.
Me, I'm trying to get my solar HWH/Radiators up, then the PV and then the Plug in hybrid.